|Digital Tipping Point: Natalia Ulrych, University student in Berlin - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This is a funny segment which was shot at the OpenOffice.org Conference 2004 in Berlin. Natalia Ulrych, who is featured in this short segment, wanted to come on camera to say that she had come to the OpenOffice.org Conference to find out what the community aspect of the software was all about. We talked with Natalia for a while before the camera was turned on...
Keywords: Natalia Ulrych; Ulrych, Natalia; Berlin OpenOffice.org Conference 2004; Ease of use; Community and Meaning; Coolness of Open Source Software; Out-takes
|Digital Tipping Point: Novell Chairman Jack Messman 04 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this continuation segment, Novell Chairman Jack Messman calls open source a "powerful force" that is changing the software industry. One thing I didn't know is that, according to Jack, most software is written inside businesses for internal use. He says that more and more of the companies will need to turn to the open source community to cope with the costs of writing the code, debugging t...
Keywords: Jack Messman; Messman, Jack; Novell's history; open source as powerful force; business models for open source, in-house code production; business models for open source, licensing fees; business models for open source, support fees; open source as a disruptive technology; meritocracy; peer review; ease of use; value add is packaging